Pictured are Rachel Kassel, M.D., Ph.D., Pediatric GI, Catherine Gooch, PGY-4, Pediatric Genetics, and Samantha Patton, MS-2, UAB Genetics Summer Scholar.

Rachel Kassel, M.D., Ph.D., Pediatric Gastroenterology, Catherine Gooch, M.D., PGY-4, Pediatric Genetics, and Samantha Patton, MS-2, UAB Genetics Summer Scholar, attended the RhizoKids Conference from July 17-21 at Children's Harbor.

Dr. Kassel discussed constipation management with parents and helped with exams and GI related advice. Dr. Gooch did a research survey about parental perceptions of neonatal care of children with Rhizomelic Chondrodysplasia Punctata (RCDP). 

SERGG Group Photo

From left: Anna Hurst, Associate Program Director; Katie Mascia, Pediatrics-Genetics combined resident; Ali Al-Beshri, Internal Medicine-Genetics combined resident; Megan Boothe, categorical genetics resident.

UAB Faculty and residents gathered at the Southeastern Regional Genetics Group 2019 meeting in Asheville, NC. 

AL Beshri SERGG Award

Ali Al-Beshri received the award for "Best Platform Presentation by a Trainee" at the SERGG 2019 meeting for his discussion on a rare genetic condition, mitochondrial disease, presented as a common chief complaint of chest pain.

 masica SERGG presentation

Kate Mascia, UAB Pediatrics-Genetics combined resident, presents her research on "Attitudes of Deaf Individuals on Genetic Testing" at the SERGG 2019 meeting.


We recently welcomed our new Pediatrics-Genetics resident, Kristin Linscott (top right). She joins Catherine Good (PGY-4, lower left), Katie Mascia (PGY 3, lower right) and Jennie Cassady (PGY-2, top left). Welcome to UAB Kristin!


Catherine Gooch, M.D., Pediatric/Medical Genetics Resident (2020), presented her poster title "Discussion of Vascular Ehlers Danlos and Amniotic Band Syndrome" at RIME Week. 

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Welcome to Jennie Cassady, M.D. our new Pediatric-Genetics PGY 1 resident! 

Read Hitting the Mark: Opportunities in Precision Medicine, by Ali Al-Beshri, MD, 3rd year Internal Medicine-Medical Genetics Resident in the Spring 2018 Letters to Tinsley